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Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake

Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
A women and her injured baby are seen at a makeshift field hospital on in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Aid agencies have launched a massive relief operation after a powerful earthquake struck which is feared to have killed thousands. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
People wander the streets in front of the remains of a boarding school in the downtown area. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
An injured woman is helped after being rescued from the rubble. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
Much of Port-au-Prince was reduced to rubble by the 7.0-strong quake on January 12 but the airport was operational, opening the way for international relief aid to be ferried in by air as well as by sea. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
Planeloads of rescuers and relief supplies headed to Haiti as governments and aid agencies launched a massive relief operation. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
A car remains parked outside the ruins of a cafe in Port-au-Prince. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
This aerial shot of the downtown area shows the damage after an earthquake. (Getty Images)
Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake
A Haitian woman is helped from the rubble of a damaged building. (Getty Images)